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Sightseeing in Murter - what to see. Complete travel guide

Murter island in Croatia is part of the Sibenik archipelago. It began to attract travellers' attention many hundreds of years ago. The island is a place of interest to contemporary tourists, first of all due to its unique nature. For lovers of hiking it will become a real find. Fans of excursions won't be disappointed either. They will have an opportunity to appreciate the beauty of unique historical monuments. The first reference to the island dates back to the beginning of the 14th century. However, according to scientists, the first settlements on its territory were founded much earlier. At present, on the territory of a miniature island, there are four large settlements. Each of them has a developed tourist infrastructure and its own historical symbols.
Murter is an ideal place for those who love to admire virgin nature. There are unique lakes near the town of Jezera, which can be seen only in autumn and winter due to heavy rains. The lakes … Open
A picturesque town of Tisno is especialy interesting for tourists trips, it is literally created for hiking. Each street of the city is an amazing architectural monument. Everywhere are beautiful buildings in national style, which look simply irresistible amidst rich greenery. As for the historical heritage of Tisno, old churches and cathedrals form a considerable part of it. The oldest parish church dated mid 16th century. Many religious buildings have preserved their original appearance. The city has one more symbolic attraction passing through its center - a bridge whick links the island with the mainland. Spectacular national holidays and festivals are held in Tisno annually. All these attract the attention of curious travellers as well.
The smallest village on the island is Jezera, whose natural symbol are lakes. They are a real scenic landmark. Lakes are available for savouring in autumn and winter only. They have been formed due to heavy rainfall. In spring, when protracted snowfalls are over, the lakes gradually begin to dry out, and in summer there isn't even a swirl. Jezera is an amazingly beautiful village, inhabited by farmers and fishermen. It is the best place to get acquainted with national traditions of the indigenous population. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
Murter beaches are the busiest and overcrowded places for recreation. Slanica is considered to be the main beach. You can easily get there from the center of the capital on foot. This beach … Open
The town of Betina deserves visiting as well. Many hundreds of years ago there was a large Roman settlement in its close vicinity. A historical symbol of the city is a parish church, whose construction began in the 17th century. Until the middle of the 18th century the church was continuously reconstructed. On Gradina Hill, in the immediate vicinity of the ancient ruins, there is another important religious monument - the Blessed Virgin Mary Gradinskaya Church. The miniature church was built during the Middle Ages and named after the patron saint of sailors. Picturesque stroll in historical places remain one of the most favourite entertainments for guests of Murter.
Murter You must certainly come to the capital of the island - the city of Murter. There are ruins of ancient settlements also there. Speaking of Murter's interesting natural attractions, we should mention Raduch Mountain, which the highest point of the flat island. The height of the mountain is only 120 meters, so the ascent to its top promises to be easy and incredibly interesting. In the immediate vicinity of the island is a miniature Kornati archipelago, the territory of which has been declared a national reserve. Every day exciting excursions to the beautiful uninhabited islands are held for curious tourists.
One of the attractive features of Murter is a great choice of hotels. Each of them is characterized by hospitable atmosphere and unique national peculiarities. The most popular place on the … Open
Murter Island has always been present in the list of the most beautiful destinations of the Adriatic. This is an ideal place for an idyllic and trouble-free relaxation. Fans of exploring picturesque places and everyone who is keen on beach recreation enjoy visiting Murter. Slanica remains the most popular beach of the island – this is a sandy beach, which is really rare for an island that has a rocky coast. In summer, travelers are always welcome to relax on several well-equipped beaches. Besides that, there are many silent and secluded bays that are almost never crowded. Some of them are located in coastal areas that are very difficult to access. It is possible to reach these beaches by boat only.
Walking through olive groves remains one of the most favorite pastimes for guests of the island. In some parts of the coast, it is possible to see unusual rock formations and cliffs. Murter never ceases to attract fans of scuba diving as there are several beautiful coral reefs not far from the coast. These reefs have become home to many exotic animals. Fans of diving will be able to see exotic fish and admire other unusual inhabitants of the deeps of the sea. In summer, several campsites are open on the island, and everyone is welcome to stay there.
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Map of all castles
Survived castles around Murter
♥   Castle 'Vrana Castle' , 17.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'St. Nicholas Fortress' , 19.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Knin Fortress' , 50.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Kamerlengo Castle' , 58.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Vitturi Castle Croatia' , 64.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all parks
National and city parks around Murter
♥   Nature Park 'Vransko jezero' , 15.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   National Park 'Krka' , 27.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   National Park 'Kornati' , 33.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Nature Park 'Telašćica' , 39.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   National Park 'Paklenica' , 61.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Sightseeing in Croatia: things to see

Beautiful nature, hundreds of small islands, dense forests and ancient castles – Croatia is a wonderful country perfect for vacation. The capital of the country, Zagreb, is a beautiful old city with numerous places of interest. The city was founded in the 13th century and many landmarks remind of those times, such as Stone Gate that is decorated with the image of Virgin Mary. There are also several churches and cathedrals in Zagreb. The most famous ones are St. Marcus Church and St. Stephan’s Cathedral built back in the 19th century. PMS-prostor manufakturne slobode is considered the most prestigious cultural centre of the city. It consists of several galleries and exhibition halls. Other sights of Zagreb include Dolac Market, Ban Jelačić Square, Tkalčićeva Street and Banski Dvori Palace. … Open
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